Ubuntu Spectre & Meltdown patches are here

Ubuntu just got an update to face the meltdown problem, and the patches working fine so far on my test systems. You can check (similar like on Windows) your systems for the hole via the spectre-meltdown-checker. Ubuntu called the announcement article simply "SpectreAndMeltdown" which lists CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754 aka Spectre and Meltdown. The listed timeline shows... Continue Reading →

Ubuntu Trusty review

Ubuntu is still my fav. Linux distro because its stable, you can game with it and it just works - while other bloody distros often crash or simply are more complicated to use - time is money baby! The problem is that you might have some troubles in customizing it or you ask yourself how... Continue Reading →

Intel SPI Driver in Ubuntu 17.10 Release Might Corrupt Your Laptop Bios

Canonical has pulled their latest Ubuntu 17.10 release because there are many reports of Lenovo and other brand laptops experiencing corrupted BIOS when the OS is installed. At this time it looks like the Intel SPI driver is the culprit. Once a new kernel is compiled without these drivers the OS will be made available for download... Continue Reading →

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